The North Korean authorities have recently intensified efforts to stem the
flow of remittances entering the country from South Korea. Once restricted t..
North Korean State Security Department [SSD] officials in
North Hamgyung Province are said to be reaching out to families of those who
have defected to South Korea in..
Independently owned taxi services have emerged in South
Pyongan Province, Daily NK has learned. This is the only other confirmed
location of such a service in North Kor..
Daily NK has learned of a growing trend among residents of
Pyongyang to perform Chuseok [the traditional harvest festival of the Korean
people] ancestral rites at fa..
Just this year, Kim Jong Eun has been visiting orphanages build the image of his “love for future generations” declaration. He recently
ordered all regional inminban&n..
In North Korea, the gift-giving culture of exchanging high-priced
goods amongst officials is growing rapidly, just in time for the Chuseok holiday.
Daily NK has learned t..
The North Korean authorities have launched a task force to track down any residents who abetted the "three-family defection" last month. As Daily NK previously reporte..
North Korean northern alpine regions like
Yangkang and North Hamkyung Provinces have seen an unusually bountiful
blueberry harvest this year, and foreign currency earning..
In accordance with Kim Jong Eun’s 2012 declaration “to make North Korea into a strong country
based on a knowledge economy,” a compulsory 12-year education system was
North Korea announced on August 28th that
they would not be sending a cheering squad to the upcoming Incheon Asian Games
in Seoul, but sources inside the country report t..